SIALKOT, Nov 8 (APP): The 138th birth anniversary of
Allama Iqbal, the poet of East, will be celebrated with
traditional zeal, fervor and enthusiasm at Iqbal Manzil,
his birthplace, here on November 9.
The day will dawn with special prayers in mosques for
peace, national integrity, prosperity and development.
SCCI Committee on Farogh-e-Iqbaliyat chairman Shehzada
Ibne Iqbal said the main birthday cake cutting ceremony
would be held at the Iqbal Manzil under the auspices of the
Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) where SCCI
President Maj (retd) Mansur Ahmed will cut the cake to pay
homage to the great poet and philosopher Allama Iqbal.
A large number of people, including students of different
schools, colleges and teachers, will also visit the Iqbal
Manzil where the Kalaam-e-Iqbal and speech contests would also
be held.
People will also visit the graves of the Allama Iqbal’s
parents and other family members at Imam Sahib Graveyard
to lay wreaths besides offering Fateha there.
The district administration will also organize a day-long
seminar on Allama Iqbal at the Seerat Study Center Sialkot Cantt. Commissioner Gujranwala Division Shamail Ahmed Khawaja will be
the chief guest.